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Abir
Abir is a 39-year-old married mother of four children. She works as a tailor at her house to help her husband in making their living and covering their beloved family’s increasing expenses. Abir is a hard worker with eighteen years of experience in her domain. She is acquiring a loan from Kiva partner Al Majmoua to buy a new updated multifunction tailoring machine which decreases time and provides a better quality of produced items.

In the meantime, she is not financially capable of opening a separate tailoring shop outside her house, but it’s a dream she hopes will come true for her future plans.

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About Al Majmoua – Lebanese Association for Development

The Lebanese Association for Development – Al Majmoua is Lebanon’s leading microfinance institution and the oldest Kiva partner in Lebanon. Al Majmoua’s vision is to “be the leader in creating an inclusive financial system where all people in Lebanon have access to affordable services.” Given Lebanon's diverse population, Al Majmoua lends to all nationalities, provided legal residency. The strong financial position achieved to date has allowed Al Majmoua to steadily lower its pricing over the years.


Based on the belief that non-financial services play a complementary role in improving the quality of life of the most vulnerable entrepreneurs, Al Majmoua has established a solid Business Development Services program for both borrowers and non-borrowers with a focus on women and youth.

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  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 62
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $15,842,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Abir to buy a new updated multifunction tailoring machine which decreases time and provides a better quality of produced items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 29, 2013
Listed
Oct 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014